The Matarraña is usually considered part of Aragon, but It has clear differences with the rest of Teruel making of it a unique region. Its proximity to the Mediterranean gives it green and lush landscapes, and the Aragonese, Catalan and Valencian influences enrich the history and culture of their peoples.
This region of unforgettable name is made up of 18 municipalities of valuable architectural and natural heritage. The capital is Valderrobres town located on a hill next to the River Matarraña. Its majestic stone bridge and San Roque gate leading to a pure medieval old town with cobblestone streets, squares and arcades. In the main square stands the Renaissance town hall. Through the streets reachs the castle and the church of Santa Maria La Mayor.
If Valderrobres is the administrative capital, cultural capital Calaceite is the Matarraña, which historical and artistic heritage is declared of Cultural Interest. It is delicious to walk through its streets showing the golden tone of the stone and brown roofs. It is amazing seeing its mansions, chapels, shrines, portals and its beautiful Renaissance town hall. We should not leave without touring the Calle Mayor, Plaza of Spain, Maella Street ... and visit the Church of the Assumption and the Museum Juan Cabre, heading point of the archaeological excavations in the region.